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Joy E. Carter, CBE, DL, FGS (née Rae; born 26 December 1955) is a British geologist and academic, specialising in geochemistry. Since 2006, she has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winchester. She previously taught at the University of Reading, University of Derby, and the University of Glamorgan; she served as a pro-vice-chancellor at Glamorgan.[1][2] She has additionally served as the chair of GuildHE since 2013, an organisation representing the heads of British higher education institutions,[3] and was chair of the Cathedrals Group from 2011, an association of British universities and university colleges with religious foundations.[4]


In March 2013, Carter was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant (DL) to the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire.[5] In the 2018 New Year Honours, she was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) "for services to higher education".[6]

Selected worksEdit

  • Jickells, T. D.; Rae, J. E., eds. (1997). Biogeochemistry of intertidal sediments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521483063.
  • Parker, Andrew; Rae, Joy E., eds. (1998). Environmental interactions of clays. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN 978-3540587385.
  • Carter, J. E.; Stewart, A. G. (1 July 2000). "Environmental geochemistry and health: an integrated future in medical and geochemical studies—the example of iodine". Journal of the Geological Society. 157 (4): 835–836. doi:10.1144/jgs.157.4.835.


  1. ^ "Carter, Prof. Joy". Who's Who 2018. Oxford University Press. 1 December 2017. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U245897.
  2. ^ "Professor Joy Carter". University of Winchester. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  3. ^ Easter, Dee (16 July 2013). "GuildHE elects new Chair". Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Professor Joy Carter becomes new Chair of Cathedrals Group". University Of Chester. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  5. ^ "No. 60450". The London Gazette. 18 March 2013. p. 5313.
  6. ^ "No. 62150". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 2017. p. N8.